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Finance Cost Analyst

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/3/2017 2:50:46 PM
  • 3015615
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Atlanta


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Finance Cost Analyst demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for assigned plants and global processes. In this role, you will provide financial leadership for accounting, reporting and forecasting Inventory balances and revaluations. You will link with Fulfillment team on Inventory 'PSI' estimates as well as be responsible for the coordination of annual Inventory Standard setting and Physical Inventory.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Finance Cost Analyst, you will:

  • Lead technical accounting support and guidance for the plant cost analysts across manufacturing locations
  • Coordinate and perform inventory cycle testing as required for Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and GAP compliance
  • Provide controllership and coordination for the annual standards setting, physical inventory processes Support year-end revaluations (FIFO, LIFO, ICP)
  • Ensure accurate quarterly account reconciliations for Inventory Accounting
  • Support operating team in driving proper valuation and disposition of slow moving inventory
  • Drive productivity improvements and consistency in controllership support for all elements of the inventory cycle for the Industrial Solutions business
  • Be responsible for the analysis, measurement, and interpretation of cost data including price variance
  • Maintain internal customer interface and provide advice and counsel to meet organization objectives
  • Provide cost or program analysis for assigned areas
  • Provide financial stewardship for inventory
  • Conduct special analysis of cost or expense data or process enhancements
  • Ensure the accounting accuracy of systems and cost data


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Finance


Desired Characteristics:
  • Data driven and open mindset, with the ability to think beyond current paradigms
  • Solid PC skills (Excel, Oracle, Business Objects)
  • Excellent analytical and systems skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Works well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Works well under pressure and meet deadlines

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Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

 GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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